Perbandingan Indeks Massa Tubuh Pada Pasien Hipertensi Dengan Tekanan Darah Yang Terkontrol dan Tidak Terkontrol di RSUD Arifin Achmad Provinsi Riau

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The nutritional status is a factor that related with blood pressure. The nutritional status that indicated by body mass
index (BMI) needs to be considered in management of hypertension. This study was a cross-sectional analytic that
assess relationship between BMI and hypertension controlled. The subjects of the study were hypertension patients
that visit outpatient clinic of Arifin Ahmad General Hospital, Riau Province. Datas were analyzed by unpaired t-test.
The results showed that patients with obesity grade 1 were more frequent in controlled hypertension group compared
to uncontrolled hypertension (43.8% vs 32.5%). The BMI average in patients with controlled hypertension group was
24.2, while in uncontrolled hypertension group was 24.8 (p>0.05). There was no statistically significant difference
between BMI in both groups patients.


Body Mass Index, hypertension, control

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